Income/capita 10%
Household income 15%
Unemployment 70%
IndexEast GalesburgIllinoisNational
Income per capita$26,874$31,502$29,829
Median household income$46,786$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,306$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,645$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$36,000$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$23,295$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level10.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Galesburg is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in East Galesburg is 15% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Galesburg is 70% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Galesburg is 32% lower than the national average

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      East Galesburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.5%3.3%
      Manufacturing sector15.4%2.6%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%6.5%
      Wholesale & retail services15.4%12.4%
      Public administration3.3%5.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.2%4.6%
      Education, health & social services15.4%50.3%

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      East Galesburg, IL737$46,78615%

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      Source: The East Galesburg, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).